Ray Lewis

The best referees are often the ones you don’t see or hear in a game.

That wasn’t true for the beginning of Thursday’s Ravens-Browns game, however, as fans applauded game officials at the beginning of the contest and linebacker Ray Lewis even hugged a ref.

I don’t always appreciate Lewis’ bravado, but I thought this was a pretty cool thing to do.

It was if the Ravens linebacker was doing it for all of us fans of American football and the NFL.

Good moment after a drawn out affair that was an embarrassment to the  league.

As for being an NFL official, who will be making close to $200,000 per year under their new pact, it must be nice work if you can get it.

You won’t see me anywhere near a field, however, as I couldn’t officiate a youth flag football contest.


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